1+ months

ASSISTANT TRAFFIC ENGINEER

Atlanta, GA 30303
Be involved in projects with our Traffic Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
 
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
 
WSP USA is seeking talented and motivated individuals to help us meet our clients’ goals and objectives, solve infrastructure challenges, contribute to some of the Atlanta region’s most iconic projects, and positively transform our community. 
 
As part of this search, we are seeking an ASSISTANT TRAFFIC ENGINEER for our ATLANTA, Georgia office for MAY 2019. 
Position Description: This position will be an important hire to help grow our Traffic Engineering practice. Position will report to Senior Transportation Engineer and serve as production lead for traffic engineering projects, with the expectation that the candidate will assume task management and basic project management roles within two to three years.
 
The candidate should have experience working in groups and have a desire to participate in collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment as the traffic engineering group in our Atlanta office works closely with the planning, environmental, civil engineering and roadway design groups. The candidate should have initiative and a strong desire for learning and sharing knowledge.
 
The successful candidate will work on traffic engineering tasks and projects including performing intersection and corridor operational analysis, evaluating existing signal operations, signal timing analysis and implementation/fine tuning, recommending equipment upgrades, performing signal design and ITS design, actively managing groups of traffic signals through both field and remote management, performing Data Analytics / assisting with developing Performance Metrics and regular reports, evaluating Signal Performance Metrics to enact operational changes, managing municipal and state clients, developing cost estimates, signing and pavement marking plans, complete street concept development, and technical report writing.
 
This opportunity is available for a college student in good standing who has completed a BACHELOR OR MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING with a focus on transportation engineering at an accredited program. The candidate will gain TRAFFIC ENGINEERING experience under direct supervision of Professional Engineers.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Traffic Signal Timing with advanced performance measures and remote monitoring tools
  • Work on a variety of traffic engineering projects including:
  • Traffic Signal and ITS Design
  • Corridor Studies, Traffic Studies
  • Operational Improvements – concept development, simulation, cost estimation, alternative prioritization
  • Traffic Forecasting and Microsimulation Modeling for a GDOT MMIP interchange reconstruction project
  • Traffic Signal Timing and ATSPM
  • Complete Streets Design and Bike Lane Implementation Projects
  • Participate in community, civic and client related events, including professional societies
  • Develop technical expertise in your career focus area
 

Requirements

<div>Required Qualifications</div> <ul> <li>Minimum experience required: Summer Internship in Traffic Engineering or equivalent</li> <li>B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field from accredited university</li> <li>Engineer Intern (EI) certification (or passed the FE) is required</li> <li>Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required</li> <li>The candidate should have strong verbal and written communication skills</li> <li>The selected candidate must be able to work in the United States immediately</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <ul> <li>M.S. in Civil Engineering / Transportation Engineering from accredited university</li> <li>Experience in ITS design, traffic signal timing, fiber optic network design, and traffic signal design</li> <li>Experience in intersection, lighting, pavement marking, and signing design</li> <li>Experience in and knowledge of with traffic signal timing concepts, theory, software, and application</li> <li>Knowledge of Advanced Traffic Signal Performance Metrics and TEAMS database is preferred.</li> <li>Prior experience with City of Atlanta and GDOT policies, standards, and practices</li> <li>Knowledge and experience with any of the following software is a plus: Synchro, HCS+, SimTraffic, VISSIM, VISUM, Vistro, Microstation, GEOPAK, GuidSign, SignCAD, Arcady, ArcGIS, Sidra, Rodel, Microsoft Access, SQL, Oracle, ITS Architecture Software (SET-IT and ARC-IT), Systems Engineering, MaxTime, MaxView, OneDrive, Sharepoint, Projectwise, BlueBeam</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div>

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Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-12-06

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